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“Nice situation for shops and sea.”
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Palm Court Hotel
Ranked #10 of 28 Hotels in Scarborough
Certificate of Excellence
Bradford
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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Nice situation for shops and sea.”
Reviewed 12 October 2013 via mobile

Stayed here again for a conference. As usual very high standards all round. Good for the shops(30 seconds away) and for seafront. (3 minutes away). Excellent food, especially nice for afternoon tea accompanied by a pianist in the lounge. Recommend it highly.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2013

had a 2 night weekend stay recently. no sea views but location is good on edge of town and close to south bay/esplanade. comfortable rooms but too hot overnight (with windows open very noisy late night revellers/seagulls !) Very spacious comfortable entrance lobby and downstairs lounge. No windows in sunken dining room but all meals are excellent, very good quality.

Hotel has own free car park very close by, a big bonus in Scarborough. All staff very friendly and helpful. There is a small indoor swimming pool

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Brighouse
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2013

We have visited this hotel in the past and this was our 5th time. Our room was comfortable and clean with all amenities available. The room service was spot on.. Hotel staff were polite and friendly and in particular, unobtrusive. Our dining room experience was commendable. All table staff were efficient and friendly but one particular young lady from Latvia was the star of the show. She was totally in command of her job and was an extremely hard worker. Top marks to her. The food was good but one small criticism, the a-la-carte menu was repeated on a daily basis. I was informed it was changed once a week/a month, not sure which. We think that a little more variety in this area would not go amiss. This hotel has the advantage of an indoor pool which we used each day of our stay and is very near to the shopping area and a quick trip in the tram takes you down to the sea shore.

Certainly worth another visit. Well done.

Room Tip: Rooms towards the back of the hotel are quieter
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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PCH-Scarborough, General Manager at Palm Court Hotel, responded to this review, 21 September 2013
Dear bethel01,

Thank you for your comments in relation to your recent stay here at the Palm Court. I will pass your compliments onto all respective staff who were here during your stay. Your comments concerning our menu will be passed onto our Head Chef who values all feedback from diners. Our menu does change monthly and is kept sesaonal to use the best local suppliers and ingredients whereever possible. The menu also has addtional daily specials to give guests more choice .

However , all feedback will form part of the Palm Court's ethos to improve and continue to exceed our customers experience here.

Thank you once again and we look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the future .

kind regards

Mr Jay Clements
General Manager
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 September 2013 via mobile

Visited for evening meal. Had £55 3 course meal plus bottle house wine and coffee. Excellent food, well cooked and attractively presented. With wine and coffee included this must be the best VFM in Scarborough. Highly recommended and worthy of top rating

Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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PCH-Scarborough, General Manager at Palm Court Hotel, responded to this review, 21 September 2013
Dear Mr Ianb,

Thank you for such a glowing review concerning your experience here at the Palm Court restaurant. I am truly delighted to read such positive feedback and thank you for stating that your meal was great value for money.

We do hope to see you in the future here in Scarborough .

Kind regards

Mr Jay Clements
General Manager
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scunthorpe,england
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2013

I have just got back from scarborough after a one day stay with my wife at the palm court hotel.on arrival we got our room( number 11) but we had to move rooms because the drains smelt very badly. we were moved to room 16 which was fine-except there was no heating and the weather had chilled a lot after the warm summer.spoke to other residents only to find that it was a hotel wide problem. they admitted the plumming needed seeing to and that there was no central heating. no compensation was offered.but despite this we had a good time. the restraunt was excellent.otherwise a first class hotel.

Room Tip: we were on the first floor ,we always find it better as my wife smokes and it is not far to go to ge...
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2013

Really helpful staff. Restaurant and food was great. The lounge and bar area is really pleasant. Breakfast was 1st class. Would definitely stay here again. Location is fabulous also have parking. This hotels suits all age groups. Every Evening the have the restaurant lit by candles which looks really inviting and welcoming.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 September 2013

we held our wedding reception here, at the beginning of september 13, and also had an overnight stay, we cannot fault the hotel at all.It exceeded our expectations and we were very pleased.
the wedding breakfast was lovely and every-one commented how nice it was. The staff are excellent and nothing is too much trouble. Would throughly recommend.
Special thanks to Kevin and Arianne

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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PCH-Scarborough, General Manager at Palm Court Hotel, responded to this review, 13 September 2013
Dear Mr Phillips,

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback in relation to your wedding celebration here with us here at the Hotel. From your initial menu tasting through to the big day itself I am pleased that the Hotel and staff exceeded your expectations.

Your special thanks will be relayed onto Kevin and Adrianna .

kindest regards

Mr Jay Clements
General Manager
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Property: Palm Court Hotel
Address: St. Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough YO11 2ES, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough District > Scarborough
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Scarborough
#6 Business Hotel in Scarborough
#12 Romantic Hotel in Scarborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Palm Court Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 47
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
For over 30 years our family owned, highly rated, AA 3 star hotel is the perfect place to explore, relax and enjoy all that Scarborough and the North York Moors National Park has to offer. Currently rated the highest 3 star hotel. Commanding a wonderful central position, the elegant Palm Court Hotel boasts one of the most prestigious locations in Scarborough. Set against a backdrop of beautiful heritage coastline, the hotel venue offers an invigorating experience, whether your stay involves pure pleasure or business. Experience a high standard of service from our friendly, professional and welcoming team. Upon arrival, there is guaranteed FREE parking available to all hotel residents, which is unique for Scarborough town centre. FREE use of Internet throughout the Hotel. Also during your stay, relax in our indoor swimming pool, for the use of hotel residents only. ... more   less 
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